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A 57-year-old Bellingham man was arrested on Thursday, May 17 by University Police in Wilson Library and charged with voyeurism, a felony, and stalking, a gross misdemeanor. He was booked into Whatcom County Jail and has been trespassed from Western’s campus. The man is not a Western student or…

Western Alert: The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning until 9 p.m. tonight for western Whatcom County, western Skagit County and San Juan County. The weather service says winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph can be expected. The strongest wind is expected late this…

Western Washington University plans to test its emergency notification system known as Western Alert at 9:35 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 and also conduct a campus lockdown drill.

Western Alert is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information.

BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University plans to test its emergency notification system known as Western Alert at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 13.

Western Alert is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information. The alert system typically…

WWU to Test Western Alert Notification System Thursday, Oct. 20; Lockdown Drill Planned for Central Campus

 

Western Washington University plans to test its emergency notification system known as Western Alert at 1:40 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20.

Western Washington University employees practiced patient triage and surveyed simulated building damage Tuesday morning, June 7, as part of a region-wide, four-day earthquake preparation exercise.

The drill, which began around 9 a.m., was part of Cascadia Rising, a series of exercises…

You’ve probably heard or read about the “really big one” — the monster earthquake off the Northwest coast that could kill more than 14,000 people and injure more than 20,000 in Washington and Oregon.

Well, the quake is going to hit Tuesday, June 7, but the exact time is a secret.

Western Washington University will be participating in a regional earthquake exercise called Cascadia Rising on the morning of June 7. Emergency Operations and Coordination Centers at all levels of government and the private sector will activate to conduct a simulated field response…

A man reportedly pulled up his shirt to reveal a gun in his waistband on the Western Washington University campus Sunday, May 15, university officials said.

The university first reported the sighting just after 4 p.m. on Sunday via its Western Alert system. A person attending a low-rider…

Western Washington University will conduct a test lockdown drill at the same time the school tests its alert notification system at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.

The test of the notification system will include voice messages over the campus fire alarm system, desktop messages on campus…

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